Students

Jul 30, 2019

The Art of Storytelling, with Geospatial Data

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nikki Inglis combines a background in journalism and geospatial science to tell important stories with big data. Her recent work reveals trends in wildland fire on National Park Service lands in Florida.

May 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Participants don't need coding or software expertise to use Tangible Landscape, a 3D model that allows them to try out different approaches for stopping sudden oak death, which has killed millions of trees.

May 13, 2019

Celebrating Student Achievements 2018–2019

With another academic year drawn to a close, there is a lot to celebrate at the Center for Geospatial Analytics! Discover what our talented doctoral and professional master’s students have been up to over the past year.

May 9, 2019

Image Gallery: Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. Student Course Projects Shine

As part of their required Geospatial Computation and Simulation course, our first cohort of Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students developed unique class projects and presented them in Hunt Library during the last week of Spring classes.

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to Our May 2019 Graduates!

At May graduation, 51 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community will be recognized for completing their graduate programs.

May 8, 2019

Meeting Real-World Needs with GIS Expertise

During their final semester, each master’s student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project, working directly with a community or industry partner. This season, we celebrate the work of our May graduates.

Apr 9, 2019

Unique Partnership Sheds Light On Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households

Center for Geospatial Analytics researchers Bill Slocumb and Charlynne Smith, and students Joshua Randall and Mark Griffin, contributed to an NC State-led partnership that evaluated the needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households.

Mar 18, 2019

Jason Matney Is NC State’s 2019 Esri Development Center Student of the Year

The Center for Geospatial Analytics joined an elite group of worldwide university departments in 2017 when it was named an Esri Development Center. Congratulations to the 2019 EDC Student of the Year: doctoral candidate Jason Matney.

Mar 13, 2019

Partnership with Wake County a New Think (and Do) Tank for Harnessing Spatial Data

Through a new partnership called Geo-IDEAS, NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics and Wake County government are innovating the future of spatial analysis and decision-making.

Mar 1, 2019

A Passion for Teaching and the Future of GIS

For the past eight semesters, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. candidate Jason Matney has taught hundreds of students as a graduate teaching assistant and course instructor at NC State. As he prepares to defend his dissertation, he reflects on his experience and the future of his field.